Slides from LT Session 1

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Lead Teacher Session #1
Welcome!
Please sit in table groups with others from
your network
& complete the Do Now
Wireless network:
Password: MalcolmX657
September 2014
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Introductions
Office of Human Capital (OHC)
Alison Gross (Network A)
Michelle O’Neill Turner (Network B)
Gina D’Addario (Network C)
Sarah Hausman (Network D)
Tinu Akinfolarin (Network E)
Leah Levine (Network F)
Chason Ishino (Network G)
Christine Lee (Network G)
Kris Taylor
Shakera Walker
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Introductions
Who is in the room?
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Teacher Leaders
•Have expertise about teaching and learning
•Support school and student success
•Build school’s capacity to improve
•Foster a collaborative culture
•Promote professional learning for continuous
improvement
•Facilitate improvements in instruction and student
learning
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Role of Lead Teacher
THEORY OF ACTION
Improved teacher practice leads to improved
student learning
LEAD TEACHER SERIES OBJECTIVE
Lead Teachers will support the professional
learning of their colleagues, contributing to
improved student learning
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Expectations for Lead Teachers
Lead Teachers will:
•Support the work of teacher teams
•Work with ILT to support school-wide priorities
•Coordinate cross functional planning across school
•Collaborate and check in regularly with
Principal/Headmaster
•Maintain & submit records of LT activities
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Deliverables
Work Log Collection Dates:
• Dec 2nd: 4-6 work log entries
• Feb 3rd: 3-5 additional entries
• Apr 7th: 2-4 additional entries
Submit logs of any work
(during or outside of the
school day):
• Drop-in office hours
• School-based PD sessions
• Common Planning Time
• ILT meetings
• Time spent distributing info,
guidance docs, data, or
resources
• Time spent developing
resources, gathering data, or
planning PD
• Capstone Product (due in
early June)
Upload any documents associated with your entries to the Google Drive.
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Sharing Hopes and Fears
What are your hopes and fears in your role as a
Lead Teacher?
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Session 1 Objectives
Today we will:
• Understand and clarify expectations for the
Lead Teacher role
• Begin to identify goals & plans for our work
as Lead Teachers
• Prepare to apply one or more of the
Professional Development Design Principles
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Today’s Agenda
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Welcome & Introductions
Professional Development Design Principles
Work Time
Small Group Feedback
Next Steps, Closing, & Reflection
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Norms & Community Agreements
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Start and end on time
Include everyone in conversations
Vegas Rule: maintain confidentiality
Limit use of technology to work time
Take an inquiry stance
Ground statements in evidence
Assume positive intentions
Others?
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Today’s Agenda
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Welcome & Introductions
Professional Development Design Principles
Work Time
Small Group Feedback
Next Steps, Closing, & Reflection
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PD Design Principles
What: A set of guiding principles to follow when
designing professional learning experiences
Why: To increase the impact of professional
learning experiences on student learning
How: Lead teachers will help schools apply;
OHC Professional Learning & Growth team will
help district PD apply
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PD Design Principles
PD should be/include:
• Relevant
• Inquiry driven
• Led by practitioners
• Demonstration of learning & growth
• Opportunity for reflection
• Collaborative
• Equitable/anti-racist/anti-biased education
• Research based
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PD Design Principles
Jigsaw
• Count off 1-8
• Read about the Design Principle with your #
• Share information with your group
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PD Design Principles
Reflection
• When considering your school’s PD, which
of these principles are areas of strength?
Which are areas for growth?
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PD Design Principles
Application
• Identify an area of PD you would like to
strengthen
• Identify 1 or more Design Principle you
would like to apply
• Identify a way to measure progress
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Break Time!
Please be seated by 5:10
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Today’s Agenda
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Welcome & Introductions
Professional Development Design Principles
Work Time
Small Group Feedback
Next Steps, Closing, & Reflection
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Work Time
Planning for PD
• Identify an area of PD you would like to
strengthen
• Identify 1 or more Design Principle you
would like to apply
• Identify a way to measure progress
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Today’s Agenda
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Welcome & Introductions
Professional Development Design Principles
Work Time
Small Group Feedback
Next Steps, Closing, & Reflection
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Sharing Feedback
The Feedback Carousel
• Purpose: get a variety of feedback quickly
• Protocol:
• Develop the key ideas of your plan on the
worksheet
• Leave your feedback quadrant sheet next
to your worksheet
• Rotate through the worksheet of each of
the members of your group
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Today’s Agenda
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Welcome & Introductions
Professional Development Design Principles
Work Time
Small Group Feedback
Next Steps, Closing, & Reflection
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Next Steps
• Connect with your
Principal/Headmaster &
Colleagues
– Share role expectations
– Share the plans you began & get input
• Answer your colleagues’
questions and/or connect them
to OHC
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Upcoming Evaluation Deadlines
• Self-assessment & first draft of goals & action
plans are due in EDFS on October 1, 2014
• The evaluator must review the goals in EDFS
and approve or return with suggested revisions
• If one or both goals are returned, the educator
must revise and re-submit.
• Goals and action plans for achieving the goals
must be approved in EDFS by November 1,
2014
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Resources: OHC website
www.bostonpublicschools.org/OHC
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Resources: Interactive Rubric
www.bostonpublicschools.org/IR
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Resources: Lead Teacher Materials
www.bostonpublicschools.org/LT
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Resources: Curricula
www.bostonpublicschools.org/IRD
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Session 1 Objectives
Today we will:
• Understand and clarify expectations for the
Lead Teacher role
• Begin to identify goals & plans for our work
as Lead Teachers
• Prepare to apply one or more of the
Professional Development Design Principles
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Feedback
We need to hear from you!
Please fill out the survey before you leave:
http://bit.ly/SeptLTSurvey
Thanks, see you at our next full day session
in October! Location: TBD
(10/21, 10/22, or 10/23, 8:30 – 3:30)
Wireless network:
Password: MalcolmX657
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